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The Pac-12's collective depth at wide receiver is too great to ignore. While the below players are not ranked in the top five before spring practices, any could emerge atop the conference over the course of the 2014 season.
Dres Anderson, Utah
Dres Anderson is the most explosive playmaker in Utah's offense, and last season he showed it with 1,002 receiving yards—more than double the output of the Utes' most productive pass-catcher.
Devon Cajuste, Stanford
An injury suffered midway through the season limited Stanford's big man, Devon Cajuste (6'4", 232 pounds), to just seven receptions in his final five appearances. Still, he made those limited opportunities count, hauling in grabs of 36, 51 and 78 yards.
Devin Fuller, UCLA
The one-time quarterback recruit Devin Fuller acclimated well to his role as a wideout last season. He was UCLA's No. 2 target in 2013, and with the departure of Shaquelle Evans, he should become the go-to guy for quarterback Brett Hundley.
Chris Harper, Cal
Chris Harper broke onto the Pac-12 scene with an impressive freshman campaign as the No. 2 target behind Keenan Allen. With Allen thriving in the NFL, Harper stepped up as the main man in head coach Sonny Dykes' Bear-Raid offense.
Gabe Marks, Washington State
Washington State's pass-happy air-raid offense featured numerous pass-catchers, but Gabe Marks stood head-and-shoulders above them all. His 74 receptions surpassed the next most productive receiving by 23, and his seven touchdowns tied for a team high. A misdemeanor arrest earlier this month does put a damper on Marks' offseason, however.
Jaydon Mickens, Washington
Jaydon Mickens was among the most reliable targets in a deep Washington passing attack. He caught multiple passes in 12 of the Huskies' 13 games and grabbed four or more in seven straight outings.
Richard Mullaney, Oregon State
The Robin to Biletnikoff Award-winning teammate Brandin Cooks' Batman, Richard Mullaney provided quarterback Sean Mannion with a dependable No. 2 option. Mullaney caught 52 passes for 788, actually surpassing Cooks in average yards per reception at 15.2 to 13.5.
Nate Phillips, Arizona
Nate Phillips earned Football Writers Association of America Freshman All-American recognition for leading Arizona with 696 yards on 51 receptions. Although small—he stands 5'7" and weighs 177 pounds—Phillips can pack a big punch, evident in his team-leading seven scoring grabs.
Kasen Williams, Washington
An injury slowed Kasen Williams, Washington's top receiver in 2012, for the last five games of 2013. Nevertheless, Williams gives the Huskies an athletic No. 1 option. He was a Washington state prep champion in the high jump per Maxpreps.com, and those springs serve him well in red-zone jump-ball situations.